Funding eligibility

The VCUR 2008 EMR Funding Extension Program continues funding for physicians using VCUR 2008 electronic medical records (EMRs) as of January 31, 2014, up to their maximum reimbursement amount of $35,000 or March 31, 2019, whichever comes first.

Physician Office System Program physicians who implemented a VCUR 2008 EMR solution from TELUS Health Solutions (Med Access, PS Suite, or Wolf EMRs) by January 31, 2014, and have not reached their maximum funding amount of $35,000 including GST are eligible for the funding extension program.

Physicians must meet the following requirements to be eligible for funding after March 31, 2014:

  • The physician must have achieved Milestone 3 (Go-Live) and been using a VCUR 2008 EMR solution by January 31, 2014.
  • The physician must have signed an offer to participate.
  • The physician must be still using a VCUR 2008 EMR solution.
  • The physician must be in good standing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta.
  • The physician must be providing insured services within the province of Alberta.

 

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